|Reading Jewish Books Outside the Classroom - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 012 - March 9, 2012 In a conversation with writer Sana Krasikov, Josh Lambert learns which books influenced Krasikov in high school and how literature came alive once she started reading outside the classroom. Then the two discuss some of the books they'll be co-teaching at this summer's Great Jewish Books program.
Keywords: Great Jewish Books, Josh Lambert, Modern Jewish Literature, Reading, Sana Krasikov, Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Ilan Stavans in Conversation - Yiddish Book Center|
Author, culture commentator, and scholar Ilan Stavans speaks with Josh Lambert about a program originally planned for November 2012. Yiddish con Salsa, a weekend program at the Yiddish Book Center has been scheduled for April 19-21, 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yiddish-con-salsa. Episode 43 September 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Latin American Jews; Ilan Stavans; Josh Lambert; Tune in
|What's Tent? - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron Lansky visits with Tent's program director, Josh Lambert, to discuss the Yiddish Book Center's new program. Tent will offer immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for Jewish twentysomethings. http://www.tentsite.org/ Episode 44 October 23, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Josh Lambert; Tent; Yiddish Book Center; Twentysomething Jews; Comedy; Theater; Writing; Work
|Introducing Josh Lambert - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron welcomes Josh Lambert, the Yiddish Book Center's new academic director, and engages him in a conversation about educational programs, modern Jewish literature, and more. Learn more about Josh Lambert here and read his analysis, in Tablet Magazine, of the state of modern Jewish literature here. Episode 5 January 19, 2012 Yiddish Book Center
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Education; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature
|Writer Ilan Stavans Discusses His Fotonovela Once@9:53am - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 019 - April 18, 2012 Ilan Stavans sits down with Josh Lambert to answer questions about the concept behind his documentary-style fotonovela, Once@9:53am, a fictional meditation of the two hours before the 1994 terrorist attack on the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. Once@9:53am, a collaboration between Ilan Stavans and photographer Marcelo Brodsky, is on exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: 1994, AMIA, Argentina, Brechner Gallery, fotonovela, Ilan Stavans, Josh Lambert, Once@9:53am, Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Summer Reading - Yiddish Book Center|
Philip Roth's short story "Defender of the Faith" - a work that poses some interesting questions about Jewish identity - is on the reading list for the Yiddish Book Center's Great Jewish Books summer program. Aaron Lansky and Josh Lambert engage in a lively discussion about how Roth's work relates to the themes that students will explore this summer. Do you know a rising senior or junior in high school who loves literature? Great Jewish Books is a free summer program at the Yiddish Book Center w...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Defender of the Faith; Great Jewish Books; high school; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature; Philip Roth; Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Peter Manseau on Yiddish and Writing - Yiddish Book Center|
Peter Manseau won the National Jewish Book Award for Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, a semi-autobiographical and semi-historical novel about Yiddish literature and preservation. In this conversation with Josh Lambert, Manseau reflects on his time as an intern at the Yiddish Book Center and the obsession with Yiddish he can't seem to shake. Episode 33 July 10, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Ybc; Nybc; Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Josh Lambert; Peter Manseau; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Amherst; Amherst Ma; Literature; Jewish Literature; Songs For The Butcher's Daughter; National Jewish Book Award Author; Steiner Summer Program; Academics; Religion; Internship